Black and white ruffed lemur pups born at Blair Drummond safari park

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TWO critically-endangered lemurs have been born at a Scottish safari park.

Keepers at Blair Drummond Safari And Journey Park close to Stirling say their new arrivals are already “filled with power” and starting to discover their new environment.

The six-week-old child black and white ruffed lemurs had been born to mom Cali and father Bemba on Might 27.

Native to the island of Madagascar, black and white ruffed lemurs are a critically-endangered species within the wild, which means they’re at a particularly excessive threat of extinction.

Keeper Lesley Rodger mentioned: “We’re so proud so as to add these two new arrivals to our group. They’re filled with power and are starting to discover their environment increasingly more.

“As with all lemur species, black and white ruffed lemurs are native to Madagascar, the place they play an integral function of their native ecosystem.

“Black and white ruffed lemurs really act as pollinators, similar to bees!”

Blair Drummond Safari Park participates within the endangered species breeding programme for these lemurs with the goal of constructing a wholesome inhabitants.

Ultimately, the pups will be a part of the remainder of the lemurs however within the meantime, guests will be capable of catch a glimpse of the brand new arrivals of their indoor enclosure with their mom.



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